Grab some popcorn, because Carmen Trutanich and John Shallman are fighting again. Shallman, you'll recall, is the political consultant who steered Trutanich's D.A. campaign onto the rocks. Trutanich is the city attorney now suing Shallman to avoid paying $165,000 in bills leftover from that campaign ... More >>
You're standing on the corner of Third and San Vicente in a silly hat on a Sunday morning, sipping a Bloody Mary from a blue Solo cup, ready for anything. You were told to bring a beach towel, a $2 bill, a vegetable and your favorite movie candy, among other things, but you have no idea why. This is ... More >>
It's high time to brave the Pasadena Freeway, thanks to four landmark Pacific Standard Time shows with ambitious curators, catalogues, and historical reach in Pasadena. Pasadena/San Marino has its PST "focus" weekend this Saturday and Sunday, which means lots of extra events.
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Governor Jerry BrownUpdate: Former state Sen. Gloria Romero accuses Compton Unified of strong-arming parents to stop charter school. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and another huge law firm join Parent Trigger effort pro bono.
Things get increasingly heavy in Compton today when the McKinley Parent ... More >>
As we continue to be amazed by the bizarre spectacle of thousands of college-age simpletons (who are all facing underemployment and debt) rallying around a multimillionaire Ivy Leaguer (and a known ginger, to boot) and helping him get the goldenest parachute in the entire history of failing upwards, ... More >>
U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy, a longtime champion of gay rights, died Tuesday in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. He had been battling a malignant brain tumor for the past year. U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy‚ÄčKennedy was the brother of President John F. Kennedy and former U.S. Attorney General and Senator Rober ... More >>
Yesterday an outside arbitrator hired to sort out the accusations, counter-charges and bad blood in general between the United Healthcare Workers-West and its parent union, the Service Employees Union International, issued his report. It fell an inch or two short of calling for the rebellious UHW to ... More >>